Business Informatics, Department
Fachbereich Ingenieur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the FH Südwestf./Meschede
- Lindenstraße 53
- 59872 Meschede
- Phone: +49 291 9910-0
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Special features regarding teachingStudy books are offered for a large number of modules; scientific training with practical relevance; Economics part broadly designed to qualify for work in medium-sized companies; intensive use of new forms of teaching and learning, portfolio exams, small groups, interdisciplinary modules, internships and semesters abroad; theory semester, interdisciplinary content; broad focus on professional competence, methodological competence, self and social competence.
Special features regarding the international orientationIn-house professorship for "International Management", suitable for the "International Management" course with a mandatory internship phase abroad and an English-language examination section (international project work).
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity of Abertay, Großbritannien; Napier University Edingburgh, Großbritannien; University of Ulster, Großbritannien; Zheijang University of Science and Technology, China; Insituto Politécnico de Setubal, Portugal; Umea Universitet, Schweden; Universidad de Cadiz, Spanien; Budapest University, Ungarn.
Special features regarding the equipmentTeaching and learning takes place in attractive or new buildings. The equipment of all seminar rooms and lecture halls allows the use of modern media (e.g. smartboards). The laboratories include state-of-the-art technology. Students have several PC pool rooms equipped with the latest hardware. The university buildings are equipped with WiFi. Numerous study areas are available. The library has access to extensive literature, including through an online library network. Cooperation with university competence centres (including SAP).
Special features regarding research and developmentThe profile of the university is characterised by strong practical relevance as well as close collaboration with industry and other partners. Since small and medium-sized companies are often not able to operate adequate research and development facilities, the university makes a vital contribution to the development of the region by acting as a "research laboratory" for these companies. In addition, the research serves the purpose of continuously updating the curriculum and provides interesting fields of work for the students as within the framework of projects and theses.
Support for foundersIn the Entrepreneurship professorship, the Faculty has an institutionally anchored contact point that ensures the curricular integration of entrepreneurship-oriented modules and extracurricular awareness for supporting start-ups and innovation projects. There are courses on entrepreneurship, brainstorming workshops are offered regularly where students develop their own business ideas, and there is the Co-Working Space entrepreneurs’ lab, which students can utilise for entrepreneurial and innovation projects.
Other special featuresMany students receive scholarships, many in the cooperative model (scholarship coupled with work in the company during the semester break); individual advice to students through career centres and lecturers; coordinated schedule of hours and exams for all courses. The department encompasses both Economics and Engineering, which promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research (example: Technology - Environment - Economy).
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